Stanley Allen Fritts (born September 18, 1952) is a former professional American football player who played running back for two seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals. He played college football at North Carolina State University.
|Born:||September 18, 1952|
Oak Ridge, Tennessee
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Oak Ridge (TN)|
|NFL Draft:||1975 / Round: 4 / Pick: 97|
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|Player stats at PFR|
As a sophomore in 1972, when Lou Holtz arrived as the new head coach at North Carolina State University, he implemented split-back veer offense to take advantage of the talent at running back, that included Fritts, Willie Burden, Charley Young and Roland Hooks. At the time, this was arguably the best group of running backs in the nation, they were known as "The Four Stallions" and everyone of them went on to play in a professional football league. He led the team with 145 carries for 689 yards (4.8-yard avg.) and 16 rushing touchdowns.
As a junior in 1973, he was part of the Atlantic Coast Conference championship team as a halfback. He was second on the team behind Burden, with 114 carries for 661 yards (5.8-yard avg.) and 7 rushing touchdowns.
As a senior in 1974, he led the team with 245 carries for 1,169 yards (4.8-yard avg.) and 12 rushing touchdowns. He finished his college career with 534 carries for 2,542 yards (4.8-yard avg.) and 41 rushing touchdowns. He passed Burden as the 7th ranked rusher in Wolfpack history.
He currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.